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2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise 0

2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise

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Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell 0

Startups Weekly: Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell

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Browsers are interesting again 0

Browsers are interesting again

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Whatever happened to the Next Big Things? 0

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things?

In tech, this was the smartphone decade. In 2009, Symbian was still the dominant ‘smartphone’ OS, but 2010 saw the launch of the iPhone 4, the Samsung Galaxy S, and the Nexus One, and...

Universal Acceptance is the first-mover advantage that may be worth billions 0

Universal Acceptance is the first-mover advantage that may be worth billions

Smart global companies — and companies with global aspirations — are taking action to eliminate a major blind spot Chris Mondini Contributor Chris Mondini is VP of Stakeholder Engagement North America and Global Business...

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up 0

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up

Meet GIGXR, the new owner of all of the assets of Pearson Immersive Learning Group, a subsidiary of the education and media publishing giant, Pearson. Formed specifically to roll up Pearson’s virtual and augmented...

Anyscale, from the creators of the Ray distributed computing project, launches with $20.6M led by A16Z 0

Anyscale, from the creators of the Ray distributed computing project, launches with $20.6M led by A16Z

Open source has become a critical building block of modern software, and today a new startup is coming out of stealth to capitalise on one of the newer frontiers in open source: using it...

Kid-focused STEM device startup Kano sees layoffs as it puts Disney e-device on ice 0

Kid-focused STEM device startup Kano sees layoffs as it puts Disney e-device on ice

London-based STEM device maker Kano has confirmed it’s cutting a number of jobs which it claims is part of a restructuring effort to shift focus to “educational computing”. The job cuts — from 65...